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From Bank News - Washington Trust - A Blend of Past, Present and Future

From Bank News - Washington Trust - A Blend of Past, Present and Future

Washington Trust in the News - Bank News recently featured Washington Trust in a story about the Bank's rich history and track-record of nearly 219 years serving its community.
Nation’s Oldest Community Bank to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell

Nation’s Oldest Community Bank to Ring Nasdaq Opening Bell

July 26, 2018 – Washington Trust Bancorp, Inc. (NASDAQ: WASH), founded in 1800 and recognized as the oldest community bank in the nation, will visit the Nasdaq MarketSite in Times Square on Tuesday, July 31st.
Washington Trust Expands Wealth Management Team in  Providence, Rhode Island and Wellesley, Massachusetts

Washington Trust Expands Wealth Management Team in Providence, Rhode Island and Wellesley, Massachusetts

Washington Trust announces the expansion of its Wealth Management team in Rhode Island and Massachusetts.
American Banker Names Washington Trust to Top 50 ranking of  Midtier Banks for Fifth Consecutive Year

American Banker Names Washington Trust to Top 50 ranking of Midtier Banks for Fifth Consecutive Year

July 9, 2018 – Washington Trust was recently named to American Banker’s list of top performing midtier banks - the only Rhode Island bank included in the annual, national list.

Washington Trust Provides $19.5 Million in Financing for Multi-Tenant Retail Center in Waterbury, CT

July 9, 2018 – Washington Trust’s Commercial Real Estate Group recently provided $19.5 million to Waterbury MZL, LLC, for the refinancing of Mattatuck Commons, a multi-tenant retail center in Waterbury, Connecticut.
RI General Treasurer Recognizes Washington Trust’s  Financial Literacy Program

RI General Treasurer Recognizes Washington Trust’s Financial Literacy Program

June 29, 2018 – Washington Trust receives award and recognition from EverFi and RI State Treasurer for educational partnership with Providence Schools.
Washington Trust Charitable Foundation Awards Westerly Education Center with Grant for Addition of Science Laboratories

Washington Trust Charitable Foundation Awards Westerly Education Center with Grant for Addition of Science Laboratories

May 8, 2018 – The Washington Trust Charitable Foundation recently provided the Westerly Education Center with a $2,000 grant to support the modification of two of its classrooms into laboratories.
Washington Trust Named One of Rhode Island’s  Best Places to Work for Eighth Year in a Row

Washington Trust Named One of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work for Eighth Year in a Row

May 7, 2018 – Last week, Washington Trust was named as one of Rhode Island’s Best Places to Work by Providence Business News. This marks the eighth year in a row that Washington Trust has been named to the list, which recognizes the outstanding places of employment throughout Rhode Island and Southeastern, Massachusetts.
Washington Trust Empowers Providence High School Students through Innovative Web-Based Financial Literacy Program

Washington Trust Empowers Providence High School Students through Innovative Web-Based Financial Literacy Program

May 1, 2018 – The Washington Trust Company has partnered with EverFi, Inc. to bring an interactive financial management program to Providence high school students.
More Than 200 Volunteers Take Part in Washington Trust Statewide Beach Cleanup Across Rhode Island

More Than 200 Volunteers Take Part in Washington Trust Statewide Beach Cleanup Across Rhode Island

April 30, 2018 – On Earth Day, Sunday, April 22nd, more than 200 volunteers participated in the second annual Washington Trust Statewide Beach Cleanup at seven beaches across Southern Rhode Island.

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